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Volunteering opportunities with refugees and asylum sekeers across Leeds – City of Sanctuary Briefings

Want to volunteer with refugees and asylum seekers but don’t know how? This informal volunteer information session is for you. Come and find out about the organisations that support refuge and asylum across Leeds and discover the huge variety of volunteering roles there are across the city; from teaching English, supporting homework clubs, showing someone […]

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Calls for Volunteers

Call for an online volunteer I have been contacted by a colleague from the Netherlands.  They are looking for an online volunteer tutor for a Syrian refugee who is in a wheelchair and quite isolated. Is there anyone out there who would like to volunteer ESOL support via skype? If so please contact Naeema Hann [email protected] […]

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Migrant Access Project Plus seeking volunteers in Beeston, Holbeck, Armley and New Wortley

Do you work with people who would like to get involved in the local community, share their experience with others and help make a real difference? MAP+ is an exciting new project in Beeston, Holbeck, Armley and New Wortley which brings communities together through volunteering opportunities and weekly get-togethers to support each other, help people […]

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Loads of free Online Resources

via Carolina at Cities and Collaboration Cities & Collaboration signed an agreement with They offer an online learning collection that contains over 50,000 books and videos from 400 different publishers. The resources will be made available at no cost to refugees and to organisations that work with refugees (example volunteers, NGOs that look into […]

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Leeds City of Sanctuary are seeking Steering Group Members & are holding a Social on 6th November

via Pauline at Leeds City of Sanctuary After seven years we have reached a time of change and are seeking volunteers who could help to manage future projects and take forward the vision of Leeds as a City of Sanctuary. We need volunteers for our steering group, which co-ordinates and supports Leeds City of Sanctuary. This involves […]

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Volunteer Information Sessions for people wanting to volunteer with refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds – Last one in 2017!

Informal, impartial Information Sessions for people who want to: Find out which organisations in Leeds support refuge and asylum Discover what volunteer opportunities/roles are available Identify how their skills, knowledge and experience can be used Ask questions and access impartial information Please email Tina at [email protected] to reserve a place or ask for further information […]

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Volunteer Mentors Needed – Children’s Society

Do you have the skills to empower a young person to develop and grow? Would you like to help support young migrants in your community? The Children’s Society’s Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants 15 and above to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. We’re looking […]

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Working in a Person Centred Way – September 5th. Free training for volunteers from LASSN

Register Now   Workshop looking at how to work with someone in ways that enable them to take more control of their situation Interactive workshop that will explore good practice in working with people on a one to one basis. Includes effective communciation skills; recognising your strengths and weaknesses when working with people; understand your own […]

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